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Flawed oxygen readings may be behind Covid-19’s toll on people of color

Flawed oxygen readings may be behind Covid-19’s toll on people of color

“It’s really shocking that it was only until 2021 for the FDA to actually issue an alert,” said Uché Blackstock, an emergency medicine physician and CEO of Advancing Health Equity. “And even in that alert last year, they didn’t even mention racial bias or race or racism in it.” The problem raises broader concerns about …

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Things To Know About The Clitoris For People Looking To Maximize Pleasure

Things To Know About The Clitoris For People Looking To Maximize Pleasure

For instance, dolphins, like humans, have sex not just to conceive but also to connect with other dolphins, according to a 2022 study. In these creatures, the clitoris is located near the vaginal opening, which means it’s likely to be stimulated during intercourse. Female bottlenose dolphins have been known to stimulate each other’s clitorises with …

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Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by increase in Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). Image: Claire Smith/Unsplash DOCTORS in Australia are developing the country’s first SADS registry after recent incidents of healthy young people dying from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, or Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), is an “umbrella term to describe unexpected deaths in …

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People aged under 40 are being urged to have their hearts checked, because they may potentially be at risk of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) (pictured, woman experiencing chest pain while running)

Doctors trying to determine why many young people are suddenly dying

People aged under 40 are being urged to have their hearts checked because they may potentially be at risk of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.  The syndrome, known as SADS, has been fatal for all kinds of people regardless of whether they maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle. SADS is an ‘umbrella term to describe unexpected …

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New drug leads to 'substantial' weight loss in people with obesity

New drug leads to ‘substantial’ weight loss in people with obesity

A drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes can have another striking effect on the body: significant weight loss in people with obesity. Once-weekly injections of tirzepatide provided “substantial and sustained reductions in body weight,” researchers reported in The New England Journal of Medicine over the weekend. “We need this tool in the toolbox. There …

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Diabetes drug lead to significant weight loss in people with obesity: study

Diabetes drug lead to significant weight loss in people with obesity: study

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A diabetes drug taken once a week lead to dramatic weight loss in people who have obesity, according to a recently published study in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study authors said that participants in the 72-week trial lost up to 20% of their body weight.  “The findings indicate tirzepatide …

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Overweight people on newly approved diabetes drug lost average of 49 pounds, study says

Overweight people on newly approved diabetes drug lost average of 49 pounds, study says

Tirzepatide, which is sold under the brand name Mounjaro, was studied in people without diabetes in three dosages: 5, 10 and 15 milligrams. Participants with obesity or who were overweight and took the 5-milligram dose lost an average of 35 pounds (16 killograms), those on the 10-milligram dose lost an average of 49 pounds (22 …

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We Can't Keep Getting The Same Formula in COVID-19 Booster Shots, Says Immunologist

We Can’t Keep Getting The Same Formula in COVID-19 Booster Shots, Says Immunologist

Being up to date on COVID-19 vaccines means having had three or four doses of the same shot at this point. Current boosters are the same formulations as the first authorized shots, based on the original strain of the coronavirus that emerged in late 2019. They do still protect against severe COVID-19, hospitalizations and deaths. …

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